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So the officer went off with his men and brought the apostles back. They did not use force, however, because they were afraid that the people might stone them.
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Then went the officer with the ministers and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.
Acts 5:13 But of the rest no man durst join himself unto them: but the people magnified them.
Matthew 14:5 And having a mind to put him to death, he feared the people: because they esteemed him as a prophet.
Matthew 21:26 If we shall say, from heaven, he will say to us: Why then did you not believe him? But if we shall say, from men, we are afraid of the multitude: for all held John as a prophet.
Matthew 26:5 But they said: Not on the festival day, lest perhaps there should be a tumult among the people.
Luke 20:6,19 But if we say, of men: the whole people will stone us. For they are persuaded that John was a prophet. . . .
Luke 22:2 And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put Jesus to death: but they feared the people.
ContextThe Apostles Before the Council
…25But one came and told them: Behold, the men whom you put in prison are in the temple, standing and teaching the people. 26Then went the officer with the ministers and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned. 27And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,…
And Peter followed him afar off, even to the court of the high priest, And going in, he sat with the servants, that he might see the end.
And he went and discoursed with the chief priests and the magistrates, how he might betray him to them.
But they, threatening, sent them away, not finding how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified what had been done, in that which had come to pass.
But of the rest no man durst join himself unto them: but the people magnified them.
But when the ministers came and opening the prison found them not there, they returned and told,
Now when the officer of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were in doubt concerning them, what would come to pass.
But one came and told them: Behold, the men whom you put in prison are in the temple, standing and teaching the people.
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